Workshop entitled

“Can European Agriculture Feed Sustainably both the Energy and Biobased Industries of the Future?”

Parallel event on 21st European Biomass Conference

Copenhagen, 6/6/13

13:00 – Registration

13:30 - Welcome by workshop organisers

13:40

Session 1: Non-food crops

Chaired by Dr. Marisol Berti & Prof. S. L. Cosentino

13:40

Perennial grasses for second generation biofuels and biobased products

Prof. S. L. Cosentino University of Catania

14:00

Oil crops for biofuels and green chemicals

Dr. Myrsini Christou, CRES

14:20

Short rotation coppice for energy and biorefinery

Dr. Mariusz Stolarski, UWM

14:40

Fibre crops for a zero waste biorefinery

Dr. Efi Alexopoulou, CRES

15:00

Coffee break

15:20

Session 2: Sustainability

Chaired by Prof. Ralph Sims & Dr. Myrsini Christou

15:20

Marginal land in EU

Prof. Peter Soldatos, AUA

15:40

Environmental benefits and constraints of cultivating crops for energy and biomaterials

Dr. Ana Luisa Fernando, FCT UNL

16:00

Sustainability considerations for the Energy and Biobased Industries in the framework of the European Agriculture

Dr. Leire Iriarte, IINAS

16:20

It there is competition for the biomass resource, what might be the best option use?

Prof. Raplh Sims, University of Massey

16:40

Wrap-up and conclusions

18:00

End of the workshop